Fedora and LG CD-RW Drives

Alan Cox alan at redhat.com
Sat Oct 25 14:08:43 UTC 2003

> It seems that the drives are being killed by a packet writing patch
> that was introduced into the Mandrake kernel on August 15th.

Specifically if you send a flush cache command to the specific LG drives
or their compaq rebadged ones they become factory returns. Scary stuff

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